Job Definition Job Description
SCOPE OF POSITION
The pharmacy technician, working under the supervision and instruction of a licensed pharmacist, performs procedures and duties relating to all areas of departmental services as delineated by the service's Scope of Care. For successful job performance, the pharmacy technician should be flexible and show keen attention to detail, exhibit initiative and be willing to work as part of a team. In addition, this individual should be cooperative and willing to cross train to fill in for other employees as necessary. The technician must be able to provide services as appropriate (under the direct supervision of a pharmacist) to meet the needs of the neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient age groups served.
The employee may be expected to be cross-trained for provision of services at any of the facilities throughout Ballad Health.
He/She should support the Ballad Health Mission, Vision, and Values and participate in the organization's Performance Improvement Initiatives.
Access to patient information may be needed to fulfill the responsibilities of this role.
Adherence to Ballad Health confidentiality policies and practices is required.
Job may require entry into secured areas where medications may be stored to fulfill specific duties related to this position.
Job duties of this position may require access to protected patient information (PHI). The team member will be accountable for appropriate use of the record and compliance with all confidentiality and security policy and procedures related to use, access, and disclosure of PHI.
Job may include Controlled Substance Handling/Dispensing Processes.
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
This individual should possess basic math and typing skills and must possess attention to detail and the ability to read and follow written instructions. The pharmacy technician should possess the ability to complete minimal computer functions. Institutional pharmacy experience is highly desirable, while retail pharmacy experience may be helpful. General institutional/health care experience may be valuable in the training of a pharmacy technician. Preference will be given to trained institutional pharmacy technicians, those individuals who have completed pharmacy technician training courses and/or those who have obtained (national) Certified Pharmacy Technician status.
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